Throughout this pandemic the people of this region have responded collectively and effectively at every stage, but we really need everyone to continue to pull together to help drive down the worrying rise we are seeing in coronavirus cases.
Sunderland residents are being encouraged to take up both doses of the vaccine and continue working from home if they can, following the Government's decision to delay further lifting restrictions for now.
New alliance will build on outstanding contribution of the voluntary and community sector during the pandemic
A new alliance is being launched in Sunderland in a bid to build on the outstanding contribution made by the city's voluntary and community sector in supporting communities during the pandemic.
The government's decision to delay the further lifting of restrictions is one we support given the concerning rise in case numbers due to the spread of the delta variant.
Sunderland Libraries Services is helping to give the city's businesses a boost by providing access to the Business and Intellectual Property Centre (BIPC).